Cronkite Remembers (1996)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |  
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Cronkite Remembers is a tribute to premier broadcast journalist and "The Most Trusted Man in America," Walter Cronkite. Originally produced as a series of eight one-hour segments for The Discovery Channel, this program is a 120-minute CBS News Special that chronicles Cronkite's most significant contributions to journalism. The documentary features Cronkite's informative coverage of the moon landing, the Vietnam War, and the 1960s counterculture, as well as a segment on his relationships with U.S. Presidents from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan. Newsmen Bernard Shaw and Andy Rooney and members of Cronkite's family share insights about the man and his work.

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anchorperson, journalism, newsperson, retrospective